“Barefoot in the park” (guided visit in Italian)

“Barefoot in the park” (guided visit in Italian)

Stroll in the park of Porta Venezia with our guide who will tell you about the events of the first public green space in Milan, “where the Brianza area breathes.” The visit will take you from the epoch of Empress Maria Theresa of Austria to the walks of...
My House is a Museum: a project against the cultural deprivation of kids

My House is a Museum: a project against the cultural deprivation of kids

My House is a Museum: a project against the cultural deprivation of kids — a Webinar Presentation (in Italian) This new project of the Friends of the Bagatti Valsecchi Museum Association against the cultural deprivation of children has been realized together...
How to use the right words on any occasion (in Italian)

How to use the right words on any occasion (in Italian)

Do you want to be sure to say the right thing in any situation, whether in Italian, English, or in any other language? “Come usare le parole giuste in qualsiasi occasione” (How to say the right thing in any situation) will be presented (in Italian) at the...
Neoclassical culture in Milan (videoconference in Italian)

Neoclassical culture in Milan (videoconference in Italian)

Join an online overview in Italian at the end of November of the Neoclassical period in Lombardy. If you’re not familiar with this pivotal period in Lombardy, then it’ll be great for general information, but it’ll also be a useful background for our...

Video conference: art and literature (in Italian)

Art and Literature: video conference (in Italian) Tuesday, November 17, 2020, 6:30 PM Speaker: Alessandra Montalbetti ‘At the age of seventy, whoever doesn’t read will have lived only one life: their own. Whoever reads will have lived 5,000 years. They...
Join the Friends of the Bagatti Valsecchi Museum Association

Join the Friends of the Bagatti Valsecchi Museum Association

The Friends of the Bagatti Valsecchi Museum Association invites you to join them in sharing their love of art. Interesting trips in, around, and near Milan with expert guides will even help you polish your Italian, and Friends enjoy various benefits – such as...

Art and publicity: video talk (in Italian)

Art and publicity: copying was never so easy… (in honor of Gillo Dorfles) Video talk (in Italian) Thursday, Oct. 29, 2020, 6:30 P.M. CET (GMT + 1) Speaker: Alessandra Montalbetti We miss Gillo Dorfles a lot, and most of all for his lucidity and his ironic...
Urban tour – Street Art: Isola (in Italian)

Urban tour – Street Art: Isola (in Italian)

Street art and graffiti, born in the US as forms expressing rebellion, have by now conquered the world, and even the walls of Milan. The tour will take us in an unconventional way to discover the origins of and to plumb the history of the protagonists and of the...
Complimentary Friends membership cards ’til the end of June

Complimentary Friends membership cards ’til the end of June

From the 19th to the 30th of June, with the purchase of an entrance ticket all visitors will receive a complimentary membership card for the Friends of the Bagatti Valsecchi Museum. It’s an advantageous opportunity for coming back to the museum free-of-charge...
For Mother’s Day: give our Friends’ Association membership card

For Mother’s Day: give our Friends’ Association membership card

Sunday, May 10, is Mother’s Day Give the Friends of the Bagatti Valsecchi membership card € 30 instead of € 40 Give your mother, or the mothers you love, a moment of beauty, art and culture! An act of love for those who receive it and an important support for...
Day trip to Verona (in Italian)

Day trip to Verona (in Italian)

More than 70 works by Giacometti are displayed in Verona, from the most renowned sculptures to drawings and paintings, from the days of his youth in Switzerland with the first marvelous drawings at the age of little more than ten to the inaugural sculptures done at...
Tour of the Biblioteca Braidense (in Italian)

Tour of the Biblioteca Braidense (in Italian)

When tourists cross the threshhold of the Biblioteca Braidense, a gleam of light enters their eyes, an extraordinary light of the unexpected, of discovery. Located in the Brera quarter (hence “Braidense”) in a mid-seventeenth century ex-monastery...
Visit to the Pinacoteca Ambrosiana (in Italian)

Visit to the Pinacoteca Ambrosiana (in Italian)

Like seeing masterpieces of art? Caravaggio, Raphael, Botticelli, Ghirlandaio, Bramante, Michelangelo, Titian, even Leonardo and company ring your chimes? Interested in historic female painters? There’s Lavinia Fontana. Prefer the quirky? How about a curl of...
Day trip to Vigevano

Day trip to Vigevano

Under the Visconti and Sforza dynasties, Vigevano reached its maximum splendor becoming a ducal residence and a significantly important place for shopping. The city developed curling around the castle that represented one of the biggest fortified complexes in Europe....
Leonardo’s “Sala delle asse” restored

Leonardo’s “Sala delle asse” restored

An exceptional witness to the presence of Leonardo da Vinci (1452-1519) at the Sforza court, the “Sala delle Asse” is one of the most illustrious rooms of the castle. Located on the ground floor under the north-east “falconer” tower, the room...
Theater discounts for Friends (2019/2020)

Theater discounts for Friends (2019/2020)

If you are a member in good standing of the Bagatti Valsecchi Museum Friends Association, you can get discounted tickets to see events at these theaters: 2019/2020 Subscription Season (unless otherwise specified, the events are in Italian; consult each theater’s...
Villa Ghirlanda Silva and MUFOCO (in Italian)

Villa Ghirlanda Silva and MUFOCO (in Italian)

Villa Ghirlanda Silva is one of the noble villas of the 17th century present in Cinisello Balsamo. It was a “pleasure villa”, a classic suburban home that the nobles of the day used to build outside the city for sojourns and vacations. The southern wing of...